2019 will go down in history as the most difficult planting season for North American farmers, with over 10 million acres of crops going unplanted due to extreme weather conditions. At the same time, farmers in Punjab, in India, are experiencing rain showers almost every month and, for the first time in its history, more humid air is leading to greater pest infestations.
Exclusive interview with Begna Gebreyes, Senior Vice President: Investments at the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC). At the upcoming Nigeria Mining Week, Mr Gebreyes is part of a panel discussion on “Understanding the needs of financial institutions and funding organizations-the financial models available to support mining projects”.
The South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) has applied to National Treasury for permission to negotiate with the previously prequalified, but unsuccessful bidders, to complete the Mtentu bridge contract.
Uganda’s electricity generation capacity is set to jump by 55.5% in December when a Chinese-financed hydropower plant and other, smaller projects are commissioned, the east African country’s energy minister said.
More than 1.5-billion litres of hazardous used motor oil has been kept out of the environment.
Bell Equipment, the listed designer, manufacturer and distributor of heavy equipment, is expanding its footprint in South America as it searches for growth outside the depressed South African market.